Jun 10 2021


2:00 pm - 4:30 pm



FIWARE Accelerator DAY

Highlights to get you hyped!

The FIWARE Accelerator DAY is an unmissable event for the FIWARE Community, as well as startups and SMEs from all over Europe. On this exciting day, we provide information about the latest developments in the tech industry and brand-new business opportunities. In addition, we will share exclusive secrets on how to monetize with FIWARE. Accelerators and investor partners of the FIWARE Accelerator Programme will present their ideas for a smarter and more sustainable future as well as their accelerator and investment programs, in turn, giving startups and SMEs the chance to meet in the Airmeet Lounge.


The event brings together investors of today and the biggest tech stars of tomorrow!

Discover the secrets to accessing those “unreachable” funding opportunities as well as a wide range of open calls.

• Six accelerator pitches! Meet top business speakers who will reveal the secret of a successful business.
• Tips and tricks directly from investors on how to successfully bring your business to the next level.
• New marketing and business opportunities promoted by FIWARE for startups and SMEs from the FIWARE Community.
• Network with accelerators, investors, and Digital Innovation Hubs (DIHs) in the virtual Airmeet Lounge

The Agenda

14:00 – 14:10 — Introduction by Moderator Stephanie WU Qiong (CEO & Founder, CompassList)
14:10 – 14:20 — “The Best in Class Startup From Our Impact Story – SARA: a Smart Cities and Smart Industry Solution Powered by FIWARE” by García Gorka (CEO & Developer, Purple Blob) and Adrián Delgado (IoT & Consultancy, Purple Blob)
14:20 – 14:30 — “FIWARE as an Enabler for European Data Incubators” by Diego López-de-Ipiña (Coordinator, EDI) and Leyre Ansorena (R&D and Innovation Consultant, Zabala Innovation Consulting, S.A)
14:30 – 14:40 — “Best Practices for Startups – Experiences from Lübeck” by Stefan Stengel (Programme Manager, Gateway49)
14:40 – 14:50 — “The Tuscan way to Open Innovation” by Paolo Alderigi (Business Development & Open Innovation, Polo Tecnologico di Navacchio)
14:50 – 15:00 — “The Best Business, Networking and Mentoring Opportunities for SMEs and Startups” by Jorian Bos (Commercial Strategy & Business Development, EIT Digital)
15:00 – 15:10 — “Presentation Open Call AI Regio” by Sergio Gusmeroli (Coordinator, Politecnico di Milano)
15:10 – 15:20 — “The Importance of Business Platform for Companies and Startups” by Sven Pietsch (CEO & Founder, Innoloft)
15:20 – 15:30 — “Business Support and Access to Finance – The Example of bwcon” by Valentina Grillea (Head of Technology Scouting & Matching, bwcon)
15:30 – 15:40 — “Mentor and Investor – All You Need to Know About Legal Issues to Have a Successful Startup” by Giuseppe Pipicella (Mentor & Investor, Pipicella and Associates)
15:40 – 16:20 — “I4Trust: Funding for Digital Innovation Hubs and SMEs” by Angeles Tejado (Senior Marketing Manager & Project Manager, FIWARE Foundation), Tonia Sapia (Marketing & Project Manager, FIWARE Foundation) and Josema Cabello (R&D Project Manager, FIIHUB FIWARE Innovation Hub)
16:20 – 16:30 — Closing by Cristina Brandtstetter (Global CMO, FIWARE Foundation), Tonia Sapia (Marketing & Project Manager, FIWARE Foundation) and Max Kleinsorg (Junior Marketing Manager, FIWARE Foundation)




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